MBA Public Auditing Faculty

Our faculty comprises some of the finest business minds in the world, drawn from an expert pool from WU Vienna and prestigious partner universities around the globe. The faculty members bring fresh perspectives and new ideas to all facets of business. They share a passion for knowledge development and constantly encourage their students to strive for higher standards. 


Faculty members are leading academics in current business research. Their latest findings are regularly published in foremost international journals. Their combined experience and international expertise enables the faculty to present an integrated, global management perspective emphasizing the application of theory to practice.

Academic Director

Prof. Harald Oberhofer

Deputy Head | Institute for International Economics | WU Vienna | Austria

Faculty | Specialization Public Auditing

Thomas Funke

Managing Director, TechQuartier Frankfurt

- Start-ups & Company Formation
- Entrepreneurship & Innovation
- Idea Development & Implementation

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Philip Glasner

Chief Data Management & Analytics Officer | ZEISS AT, CH, SEE

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Siegfried Handschuh

Professor of Data Science | Director of Institute of Computer Science | University of St. Gallen

Ronald Hochreiter

President & CEO | Academy of Data Science in Finance | Austria

Lecturer | Research Institute for Computational Methods | WU Vienna | Austria

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Elmar Kiesling

Postdoctoral Researcher | TU Vienna | WU Vienna | Austria

Sabrina Kirrane

Sabrina Kirrane

Assistant Professor | Institute for Information Business | member of the Institute for Cryptoeconomics | WU Vienna

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- Digital forensics
- Data analytics
- Semantic web and linked data

Thomas Kolarik

Erste Group | Advisor to the CEO, Banca Comercială Română

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Mario Meir-Huber

Head of Data | UNIQA Insurance Group AG 

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Axel Polleres

Professor and Head of Institute | Department of Information Systems & Operations | Institute for Information Business | WU Vienna | Austria

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Gerald Reiner

Full Professor | Institute for Production Management | WU Vienna | Austria

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Thomas Reutterer

Thomas Reutterer

Head of Institute | Service Marketing and Tourism | WU Vienna

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- Retail and service marketing
- Customer value management
- Marketing models for customer-base analysis and decision support

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Simon Steyskal

Research Scientist | T DAI CON-AT | Siemens AG | Austria 

Alfred Taudes

Professor | Department of Information Systems and Operations | WU Vienna | Austria

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Harald Trautsch

Co-founder and CEO of Dolphin Technologies | Pioneer in the vehicle telematics industry

Faculty - Business Core

Magnus Bild

Founding Partner | Bild & Runsten AB | Sweden

Winner of Teaching Award 2018/2019/2020

Patricia Klarner

Professor | Institute for Organization Design | WU Vienna | Austria

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Maneesh Kumar

Professor | Cardiff University | United Kingdom

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Ting Li

Professor | Rotterdam School of Management | The Netherlands

Winner of Teaching Award 2019

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Christian Lüthje

Professor and Chair | Institute of Innovation Marketing | Hamburg University of Technology | Germany

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Christof Miska

Institute for International Business | WU Vienna | Austria

- Responsible Global Leadership
- Ethics &  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
- Organisational development

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Mojmir Mrak

Professor | University of Ljubljana | Slovenia

Phillip C. Nell

Professor and Head of Institute | Institute for International Business | Head of WU’s Competence Center for Emerging Markets and CEE | WU Vienna | Austria

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Gal Oestreicher-Singer

Professor | Department of Management of Technology and Information Systems | Tel Aviv University | Israel

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Maurizio Poli

Senior Lecturer | SDA Bocconi | Italy

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Mikael Runsten

Founding Partner | Bild & Runsten AB | Sweden

Bernhard Scherzinger

Executive Director | Management Results Consulting GmbH | Austria

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Astrid Schornick

Professor | CBS International Business School Cologne | Germany

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Günter Stahl

Professor | Institute for International Business | WU Vienna | Austria

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Ed Weenk

Senior Associate Professor | QuSL | Netherlands

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Martin Zagler

Professor | WU Vienna | Austria

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Fabrizio Zerbini

Professor of Marketing, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies | ESCP Europe | France

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Milda Zilinskaite

Senior Scientist | WU Vienna | Austria

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